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Two police officers killed in shooting in Belgium


Two police officers have been shot dead in an attack in Lige,Belgium, according to the countrys public broadcaster.

The attacker has been neutralised, RTBF reported, citing police in Lige as saying the man had been shot dead in turn.

According to the broadcaster, the shooting took place in theBoulevard dAvroy.

A third person, a bystander, was also killed, it said, and two other people were wounded.

Christine Defraigne, the president of the Belgian senate, tweeted: We are learning with horror [of] the Boulevard dAvroy shooting at #Lige and the death of two police officers on duty. Its a tragedy.

We are wholeheartedly with the forces of law and order who give their lives to protect us, and the families of the victims.

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